Fermi National Laboratory

Volume 23  |  Friday, July 21, 2000  |  Number 13
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International Film Society Presents

The Iron Giant, Dir: Brad Bird, USA 1999, 86 min. Aug. 11, 8:00 pm, Ramsey Auditorium, Wilson Hall, tickets $4. Based upon the 1968 story, Iron Man, by the British poet laureate Ted Hughes. This highly entertaining animated film is about a giant metal machine that drops from the sky and frightens a small town in Maine in 1958.

Arts Series Presents:

Arlo Guthrie

July 29, 8 pm, SOLD OUT, Ramsey Auditorium, Wilson Hall. Arlo gave his first performance at age 13 and quickly became involved in the music that was shaping the country during the 1960's. Arlo's career soared in 1967 with the release of Alice's Restaurant, a song that helped foster a new commitment among his generation to social activism and consciousness.


Saturday, August 19, 8 pm, tickets $16, Ramsey Auditorium, Wilson Hall. The Queen of American Folk Music recently celebrated her 50th Anniversary in show business.


  • NALWO is pleased to announce that the free morning English classes in the Users' Center for FNAL guests, visitors, and their spouses have been expanded: The new schedule is: Monday and Thursday, 9:30 am - 11 am beginners (Music Room) and intermediates (Library), Monday and Thursday, 11 am - 12:30 pm advanced, emphasizing pronunciation and American idioms (Music Room).

  • NALWO coffee for newcomers & visitors every Thursday at the Users' Center, 10:30-12, children welcome. In the auditorium, International folk dancing, Thursday, 7:30-10 pm, call Mady, 630-584-0825.

  • The Recreation Office will again be providing children's swim lessons for employees, users and on-site contractor children ages 5-12. For information pick up a brochure at the Recreation Office, Users Office, Housing Office, or Children's Center. You may also get info from our website: http://fnalpubs.fnal.gov/benedept/ recreation/pool.html Jeanmarie Guyer Recreation Office M.S. 126 P.O. Box 500 Batavia, IL 60510 Phone 630-840-2548 Fax 630-840-5207


  • JINR Director and former Fermilab experimenter Vladimir Kadyshevsky, as Academician of the Russian Academy of Science, the highest rank in Russian scientific community. Such physicists as Cherenkov, Landau, Saharov were Academicians. Kadyshevsky visited Fermilab in April, meeting with our director Michael Witherell and with DZero and CDF management. JINR collaborates on many of the Fermilab experiments.


    Former employee Jack Webber, who retired to Pentwater, Michigan, for his many contributions to civic life in that community.


  • James Engelbrecht, ID 1283, PPD-Technical Centers, last day of work July 21.

  • Robert Haring, ID 430, PPD-Engineering & Tech Teams, last day of work July 21.

  • Donald Hendricks, ID 4555, DC-Distribution Computing, last day of work August 31.

  • Don Carpenter, ID 456, PPD-Technical Centers, last day of work July 28.


  • Anne Zimmerman, ID 4414, TD, on July 7.

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